YWCA Job Openings: Come work with us
Thank you for your interest in a position with YWCA of Asheville. If you’re passionate about eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, we want you on our team! Here individuals can make a difference, and we seek those who share our values to support our mission. Check out the current YWCA job openings below.
The YWCA of Asheville Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, in compliance with and as required by federal and state law, all applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age or disability.
Title: Teacher (ELP, EHS & NC Pre-K)
Reports to: Director of ELP
Full Time Benefits:
- Health Benefits
- Free Gym/Aquatics Membership
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Child Care Discount
Position Summary: Provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for students in the ELP, Head Start, &/or NC Pre-K environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into other pre-school settings. Support parents in their role as primary caretakers and educators of their children and encourage their involvement in all aspects of the program. Maintain on-going contact with families and work with all other components (health, nutrition, family services, mental health, special services, parent education and resource/referral) to integrate services into the family setting. Ensure the program is meeting goals of excellence set by the Director of Early Learning Program. The position is full-time, year-round, benefits eligible and non-exempt.
Mission Alignment: Communicates and appeals to people of all ethnicities, creeds, sexual orientations, gender expressions, incomes, lived experiences, and other identities with consistent intentionality and kindness. Contributes to a compassionate YWCA community by exhibiting respect; a healthy, balanced lifestyle; honesty; integrity; non-violence; collaboration; justice; and fairness.
- NC Early Childhood Credentials + 6 SH in Early childhood coursework or willing to obtain.
- Infant/Toddler Certificate; Preschool Certificate: Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
- Minimum 6 months experience or educational equivalency
- CPR and First Aid Certification
- CRC Background check letter
HOURS OF WORK: Monday- Friday
FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt. Full time
Job Type: Full-time
How to Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
POSITION TITLE: Director of Facilities
REPORTS TO: Chief Financial Officer
FUNCTION: The Director of Facilities is a member of the Management Team of the YWCA. The position is responsible for ensuring that the facility meets the programmatic needs of the organization, and is welcoming and accessible to staff, program participants and the community. The position is full-time, year-round, benefits eligible and exempt, and supervises, janitorial, maintenance and security staff.
Responsible for ensuring that the facility meets the programmatic needs of the organization, is clean, well maintained and meets all safety codes and requirements. Works alongside the janitorial staff as needed.
Responsible for supervising all janitorial, maintenance and safety staff, providing training, support, assigning and directing work, evaluating performance, addressing concerns and resolving problems. Necessary to ensure a welcoming and safe experience at our facility.
Lead and work alongside maintenance, janitorial & security staff. Up to 25 hours or more of hands-on maintenance and janitorial work.
Ability to coordinate projects with multiple programs, directors, and managers simultaneously.
Create and maintain a system of work orders for maintenance, cleaning and other related needs.
Lead and organize projects with volunteers and community organizations.
Meets all regulatory agency requirements for safety and system operations, and legal compliance around organizational vehicles and DOT regulations.
First responder to emergency situations, making informed judgments regarding contacts to alarm company, fire and police contacts and overseeing building evacuations in the event of an emergency during operating hours. Conducts monthly fire drills for the facility.
Helps to Develop and implements 5 year capital improvement plan.
Keeps Emergency Preparedness Plan updated and conducts training for staff. Conducts a bi-yearly lock down in place drill for the entire organization.
Creates and manages the organization’s budget for ongoing maintenance, janitorial and capital improvements.
Oversees all major capital improvements, renovations and repairs, including developing project plans, requests for proposal, and managing projects to successful completion.
Responsible for lowering the YWCA carbon footprint by reducing the use of energy, water and other consumable resources.
Meets annually with the Fire Marshal for building wide inspections.
Meets requirements to obtain playground inspection certificate from Buncombe Partnership for Children.
Secures and manages all facility contract services, including yard work, snow removal, janitorial, floor
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YWCA Mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
maintenance, security system, and annual inspections.
Oversees fleet maintenance, transports children if necessary.
Successfully prepares and submits regular and accurate payroll reports to the Chief Finance Officer. Oversees staff scheduling and payroll to ensure appropriate coverage and accurate compensation of staff.
Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with outside contractors and community organizations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education level: Associates degree or above in Building Science, Construction Management or similar field, or 10+ years in relevant experience.
Individual must have experience in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, preventative maintenance, landscaping, HVAC, fleet maintenance, contractor management and light building repairs.
Working knowledge of NC Early Learning Program licensing procedures.
10 years experience in team management.
10 years experience in property management and maintenance.
Certifications: Industrial Maintenance Certification is preferred, NC CDL license for 32 passenger school buses is preferred, NC Drivers License required.
Must be able to problem solve, provide leadership to other maintenance, security and housekeeping staff and be able to work independently.
Be a professional representative of the YWCA to the greater community.
Technical: Must be able to pass a NC Child Care background check
Hours of Work: Flexible – Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 am to 6:00pm, some weekends and nights may be required.
Starting wage range: $40,000 to $45,000
FLSA Status: Exempt, full time, year round with benefits
Deadline to submit a cover letter and resume is January 15, 2021.
Submit to: Humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org
POSITION TITLE: Empowerment Childcare Counselor
DEPARTMENT: Empowerment Childcare Program
REPORTS TO: Director of Empowerment Childcare
FUNCTION: Empowerment Childcare Counselors are responsible for ensuring that children in the care of the Empowerment Center are safe, have sanitary conditions, have activities, interaction with counselors or volunteers, and are provided with food according to guidelines. The Empowerment Childcare Center serves the children of Women’s Empowerment participants, AB Tech Students, and of members YW. The position is part time, year round and non-exempt.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education level: High school diploma or higher
Experience: Must have experience working with children in a daycare setting.
Certifications: EDU119 is minimum requirement
HOURS OF WORK: Hours vary during the day and some Saturday mornings required.
STARTING WAGE RANGE: $13.65 minimum, more depending on Education
FLSA STATUS: non-exempt
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $13.65 per hour
Submit Cover Letter & Resume to: Humanresources@ywcaofasheville.org